Justin Forrest

Justin Forrest is an outdoor writer, fly fishing addict, and co-founder of Narrative North—based in Asheville, N.C. He posts pictures of cats and fishing on Instagram sometimes.

Author Articles

Fridays On The Fly: Fly Fishing Saves Lives

"Those first few months after the accident, I was losing the battle. And then I tied my first fly." It's no secret that fly fishing...

QUICK HITS: NO PIPELINES IN PISGAH

In Virginia, swaths of forest hundreds of miles long are being clearcut for pipeline corridors, drawing protests from Virginians across the political spectrum. Pipeline...

The Dutch Reach: It Sounds Dirty But It Saves Lives

I live in Asheville, a mile north of the Blue Ridge Outdoors downtown office. Every chance I get, I ride my single-speed to work....

The 23rd Annual Blue Ridge Burn

Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine is proud to present the 23rd Annual Blue Ridge Burn on Saturday, October 6, 2018! It’s that time of year again, time to...

Inn It To Win It: The Swamp Rabbit Inn

With two locations, a bike rental shop, and a cycling app, the Swamp Rabbit Inn is changing the way cyclists do Greenville. This is...

State of Emergency Declared For North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia as Florence Approaches.

Update: As of 1:11 p.m., Hurricane Florence is now a Category 4 storm with winds near 130 mph. As of 11 a.m. on September 10,...